Benjamin Harrison's Presidency

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Who was the 23rd President of the United States?

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The 23rd president of the United States was Benjamin Harrison.  Benjamin Harrison was elected in 1888 and inaugurated in 1889.  He served one term, ending in 1893.  He was a Republican who had been born in Ohio but who later lived in Indiana and served as a Senator from that state.  He ran for reelection in 1892 but lost to the Democrat Grover Cleveland.

Benjamin Harrison was the grandson of another man who was president.  His grandfather was William Henry Harrison, who was the ninth president of the US but who only served one month before becoming the first president to die in office.

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